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Transferring data from a PC to a Mac


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seegoon

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I'm not sure if this is the right forum for this, let alone the right site, but any help would be appreciated. So apologies if it's in the wrong place.

I'm planning to transfer a few (15, 20) gig of files from my XP PC to an OSX Mac. I've searched around, and all that's recommended are costly programs. Now; I have a DVD-RW and a few 4.4GB DVDs, and each one seems to take half an hour or so, and in the end is quite slow and costly. I think I have firewire and network cables to connect the computers, as well as a hub.

Is there any free way to do this? If not, I'll carry on with the DVD approach, painful as it is.

Thanks.
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Well I suppose it really depends on the file types. But it sounds like the disc burning thing is probably the most cost effective. Or maybe you could x-fer it using an iPod.
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gerryf

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Windows and Macs can share data over a network cable....

Here's a quick guide someone whipped up

http://joelshoemaker...ilesharing.html
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